How to make Sadya or Kerala’s Flavorful Veggie Palette - Onam Sadya Recipes
Fried Plantain coated in jaggery syrup or Upperi
  • Raw plantain, cut lengthwise and diced ½ inch thick- 2
  • Vegetable oil- enough for deep frying
For syrup
  • Crushed Jaggery or Palm sugar- ¾ cup
  • Water- 2 tbsp
  • Ginger powder- 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder- 1 tsp
Other ingredients
  • Powdered sugar- 2 tbsp
  1. Heat a deep frying pan, add oil. Let the oil turn hot.
  2. Add the diced plantain, deep fry until golden brown. Keep aside.
  3. In a saucepan, add the crushed jaggery & water; let the jaggery dissolve in water.
  4. Add ginger powder and cumin powder to the jaggery, combine well.
  5. When the jaggery starts to thicken, add the fried plantain and stir to coat the syrup evenly on the fried plantain.
  6. Remove the pan from the heat and immediately add powdered sugar and mix it.
  7. Transfer to a bowl and let cool down.
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